Album art.jpg

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Music, Pictures and Video' started by Glenn Follweiler, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. Hello folks:

    In my folder of mp3 files, I've got a system file of albumartsmall.jpg.
    I've also had another bunch of jpg files - pictures of album covers. I
    don't even have most of those albums. I've always thought that the album
    art was contained within the mp3 file itself. Am I wrong, and what the heck
    are those album art jpeg files?

    Thanks for the info,
    Glenn Follweiler, Mar 20, 2007
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  2. Glenn Follweiler

    cvp Guest

    Well... they're just what you think they are: the album cover(s). There
    should be 4 altogether for each album. Folder.jpg (large size), another
    large one and 2 small ones. They're used for different purposes or at least
    were historically. You can also put the art in each mp3 or wma file, using
    separately available tools, but it's smaller and faster to have one set per
    album. The Folder.jpg is also used for "icon" views.
    cvp, Mar 20, 2007
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